Accounting

Accounting Degree at USF

With new industries, more sophisticated technologies and expanding opportunities for businesses, accounting professionals are in high demand. Whether you choose to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or simply want the accounting background to enhance your business career, your accredited Accounting degree from the University of Sioux Falls (USF) in South Dakota will provide you with the necessary skills to land a successful career in public accounting or private accounting.

In addition, our faculty members incorporate their Christian faith and personal business experiences into each course. Choose USF for your Accounting degree and enjoy the opportunity to live your Christian faith on campus and in your career. Whether you want to work in a Christian organization or plan to serve God in your community as part of a large or small business, you’ll find the Christian foundation of your USF experience meaningful. It’s a fact that many businesses need professionals with strong business knowledge and ethics to lead them into a more successful future. No matter your business goals, you’ll always have the reputation of an accredited Christian university behind you.

Reasons to Earn Your Accounting Degree at USF

An Accounting degree from USF opens doors in a wide range of industries, including health care, government, manufacturing, finance, hospitality, education, management, marketing, insurance, trade and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Certification within a specific field of accounting improves job prospects, which leads many accounting majors to become Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). Because of the high demand for CPAs, this position offers career stability, a better salary and steady upward growth.

Accounting Degree Options

At USF, you can choose from two different accounting tracks. First, the Professional Accounting and Business Administration major is designed for those who wish to obtain the additional credits to sit for the CPA exam. Second, the Accounting major is for those who have other accounting career objectives or secondary majors. If you wish to discuss your options further, our faculty will work individually with you to plan a course of study that suits your passions and career goals.

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Careers for Accounting Majors

You might be wondering what you can do with an Accounting degree from University of Sioux Falls. USF Accounting majors take top jobs in a variety of industries, including the following:

  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Budget Analyst
  • Cost Estimator
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Examiner
  • Financial Specialist
  • Management Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst and Marketing Specialist
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Tax Examiner, Collector and Revenue Agent

Additional Resources for Accounting Degree Students at USF

USF gives you opportunities beyond earning your bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
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Facilities at the Vucurevich School of Business

The Vucurevich School of Business is housed in the Cleveland Professional Development Center, one of the most prominent buildings on USF’s campus in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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